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Kronsteyn specializes in legal advice on German securities, banking and investment law. The German law firm stands for legal excellence and supports you in successfully mastering your legal challenges. So that you have your head free for the most important thing: your business.

Advisory Fields

 

Kronsteyn's legal advice covers the following areas in particular:

  • Securities trading and services

  • Market infrastructure and custody

  • Payment and crypto services

  • Fund administration and distribution

  • Money laundering and sanctions

Competencies

The firm's areas of expertise include:

  • Legal structuring

  • Statements and legal opinions

  • Drafting contracts and GTC

  • Coordination with authorities

  • Administrative and administrative court proceedings

  • Securities trading and services
    Over the last decade, the law governing securities institutions has grown into a jungle of statutes, regulations, official interpretations and court rulings that is difficult to keep track of. Kronsteyn offers comprehensive legal advice for securities institutions in all areas of investment services, such as proprietary trading, order execution services, issuing and placement, investment and contract brokerage as well as portfolio management. The law firm supports you, for example, in matters relating to the optimal structuring of business models, in the support of authorisation procedures, in the drafting of contractual documents, general terms and conditions in the mass customer business and accompanying information documents, in the structuring of remuneration and reimbursement models and in the conduct of administrative or court proceedings. With Kronsteyn, you have an experienced partner at your side who will assist you in all matters relating to German securities trading and securities services law.
  • Market infrastructure and custody
    Legal issues in the areas of market infrastructure and custody are particularly complex and their successful management requires a high level of knowledge, expertise and experience. Kronsteyn advises infrastructure providers such as stock exchanges and exchange operators as well as custodian banks and crypto custodians comprehensively on securities, crypto and certificate trading in the primary and secondary markets as well as on settlement and custody structures. The range of activities includes issues such as the optimal structuring of business models in a national and international context as well as the drafting of rules & regulations and general terms and conditions in the mass customer business. With Kronsteyn, you have an experienced partner at your side who will support you in all matters relating to the German law of market infrastructure and custody.
  • Payment and crypto services
    Payment and crypto services are very exciting areas of regulation, the importance of which has increased significantly in recent years. This is not only due to impressive business models, but also to ambitious regulatory projects, which are continuing with MiCAR and PSR/PSD3. Kronsteyn advises payment and crypto institutions comprehensively on their challenges in legal matters. This includes, for example, optimised legal structuring of business models and their implementation under supervisory and civil law through contracts, general terms and conditions and other documents, as well as support in licensing procedures. With Kronsteyn, you have an experienced partner at your side who will assist you in all matters relating to the German law of payment and crypto services.
  • Fund administration and distribution
    The image of the classic asset manager or adviser à la Warren Buffet is long gone. The market has long since undergone a radical change. Not only have new market structures and electronic business models become established in asset management and sales. The regulatory challenges have not diminished either. Kronsteyn advises asset managers comprehensively on their legal challenges, such as the drafting of distribution agreements, individual legal issues, the review of distribution documents and related legal texts and the provision of AIF issue documents or the defence against investor lawsuits. With Kronsteyn, you have an experienced partner at your side who will assist you in all legal matters relating to fund management and fund distribution under German law.
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